2003-2004 | Sheet Metal Shop Apprentice
Cut, shaped, and bent metal plates, sheets, tubes and structures. Oiled machines, dies and work pieces and conducted other routine maintenance.
2004-2013 | Sheet Metal Mechanic/ Journeyman/ Welder
Laid out, fitted and fabricated metal components. Precision cutting with power saws, hand shears and chipping knives. Positioned and clamped work pieces together and properly assembled them in jigs and fixtures. Combined welding techniques, knowledge of metallurgy and engineering requirements to produce quality work. Accurately selected gauges and types of sheet metal and non-metallic material. Maintained shop equipment. Oiled machines, dies and work pieces and conducted other routine maintenance. Observed safety practices and procedures to maintain a safe and clean work environment.
Completed a 4 year apprentice program at SMWIA Local 28 New York Apprentice Training School. Achieved an award for outstanding performance in Welding.